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  1. Periodical and "Dog-Day" Cicadas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-58

    off the tree branch onto the ground below. They typically burrow 6–18 inches into the soil and begin ... tubes that project 3–5 inches above the soil, apparently to escape wet or saturated soils. Periodical ... the nymphal stage. They typically reside in the soil at depths ranging from 1–8 feet, where they use ...

  2. Distinguishing Emerald Ash Borer from Native Borers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-77

    ENT-77 Agriculture and Natural Resources 03/04/2016 Daniel A. Herms, Associate Professor, ... Department of Entomology, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, and State Specialist, Ohio State ... clearwing borer has become especially common in Ohio’s urban forests, where it attacks stressed trees. ...

  3. Horse Manure Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-212

    shavings) are put on soil the microorganisms in the soil start to break them down. Unfortunately, these wood ... nitrogen in the soil and they collect it more efficiently than plants do. In fact, they do it so well that ... the plants growing in the soil can’t find enough nitrogen to grow properly. That’s called an “induced ...

  4. Fundamentals of energy analysis for crop production agriculture

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6621

    FABE-662.1 Agriculture and Natural Resources 08/14/2018 Seyed Hashem Mousavi-Avval, Graduate ... embodied in all of the equipment, inputs, and products of agriculture. Agriculture both uses and supplies ... energy in the form of bioenergy and food. The amount of energy used in agriculture has grown ...

  5. Hepatitis E: A Foodborne Zoonotic Threat in the U.S. and Abroad

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/as-20

    AS-20 Agriculture and Natural Resources 08/24/2021 Scott P. Kenney, PhD, Assistant Professor, Ohio ... Agricultural Research and Development Center, Ohio State University Extension, Wooster Hepatitis is ... E virus (HEV) is a pathogen found in several agriculturally important animal species and in humans. Humans ...

  6. Masked Chafers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-51

    surrounding soil and increase to 2.1 mm in diameter and have a nearly spherical shape. Larvae: First instars ... in mid-June and are active into mid-July. Males come to the soil surface after dark before females ... midnight. Unmated females come to the soil surface, climb upon a grass blade and begin releasing a sex ...

  7. Selecting Hydrangeas for the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1263

    provide poor conditions for hydrangeas. To improve soil conditions, gardeners should amend clay soils with ... the right soil. Gardeners need to be aware that this plant blooms on old wood and thrives most when ... (Dirr, 2004). Gardeners should have the soil tested with a soil lab for an accurate pH measurement, along ...

  8. 2021 Ohio Targeting Excellence Event

    https://ansci.osu.edu/newsletter/student-newsletter/september-27-2021-september-20-2021-september-13-2021/2021-ohio

    food animal agriculture.  Students pursuing Associate, Bachelor or Graduate degrees are eligible for ... a great networking opportunity for them to get out and meet people in the food animal agriculture ...

  9. Growing American Ginseng in Ohio: Selecting a Site

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-58

    F-58 Agriculture and Natural Resources 11/08/2013 Dave Apsley, Natural Resources Specialist, Ohio ... other aspects. These lower slope positions are often well-shaded and have deeper soil and more moisture ... soils, more leaf litter accumulation, and more moisture-holding capacity. Forest Canopy Next, look at the ...

  10. Asian Longhorned Beetle

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-75

    Anoplophora glabripennis ENT-75 Agriculture and Natural Resources 01/22/2016 Kayla I. Perry, ... threat to natural and urban forests in North America if it is not eradicated and becomes widespread. ALB ... eradicating the infestation. Participating agencies include United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) ...

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